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    Air strike hits third Syrian hospital in 24 hours
    Nov15

    Air strike hits third Syrian hospital in 24 hours

    An air strike hit a hospital in the rebel-held Syrian village of Awaijel, west of Aleppo killing at least one person in the early hours of Tuesday, a day after attacks on two other hospitals in the region, a war monitor said, Reuters reported. Jets hit Awaijel`s Baghdad hospital with rockets, injuring medical staff and patients, including some...

    NBU warns about weaker hryvnia due to political tension in Ukraine
    Nov15

    NBU warns about weaker hryvnia due to political tension in Ukraine

    Ukraine`s forex market continues to be under pressure of political instability in the country this week, despite a number of favorable fundamental external factors. ”As a result, the forex rate of the hryvnia has crossed a line of UAH 26 per U.S. dollar today. Therefore, further political destabilization threatens to wobble the hryvnia rate with...

    NATO Secretary General on Trump`s talk with Putin: Normal to speak with world leaders
    Nov15

    NATO Secretary General on Trump`s talk with Putin: Normal to speak with world leaders

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says it is a normal thing for U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to speak with world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, but NATO will never accept the violation of Ukraine`s sovereignty, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”I think this is normal thing that President-elect Donald Trump...

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 26.04 to dollar on interbank market
    Nov15

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 26.04 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Tuesday fell to UAH 25.99/26.04 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent. Hryvnia quotes against the euro have settled at UAH 28.0850/29.1170, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH 0.4020/0.4030....

    Russian forces start large-scale operation in Syria
    Nov15

    Russian forces start large-scale operation in Syria

    The Russian Armed Forces have launched a large-scale operation to deliver strikes against terrorists in the Syrian provinces of Idlib and Homs, including with the involvement of the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said on Tuesday, according to Russian news agency TASS. See also: Putin set to launch huge attack...

    International team to study exhumed Smolensk victims
    Nov15

    International team to study exhumed Smolensk victims

    A team of international experts will study the exhumed remains of victims of the 2010 Smolensk presidential plane crash, starting with those of President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria, according to Radio Poland. The bodies of the First Couple, who were among 96 people who died in the 2010 plane crash in western Russia, were the first to be...

    Rudy Giuliani seen as top pick for secretary of state – Wall Street Journal
    Nov15

    Rudy Giuliani seen as top pick for secretary of state – Wall Street Journal

    Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani is the leading candidate to be President-elect Donald Trump`s nominee for secretary of state, people familiar with the matter said, a move that would elevate a well-known national figure to become the U.S.`s chief diplomat, according to The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Trump`s aides have also considered former U.S....

    International Criminal Court in the Hague designates Crimea annexation by Russia as international armed conflict
    Nov15

    International Criminal Court in the Hague designates Crimea annexation by Russia as international armed conflict

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague has concluded that the situation within the territory of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol amounts to an international armed conflict between Ukraine and the Russian Federation. See also: Russian aggression against Ukraine, international law and global security: 25 key theses ”The information...

    Polish police investigate Ukrainian flag-burning
    Nov15

    Polish police investigate Ukrainian flag-burning

    Polish police are investigating the burning of a Ukrainian flag during a nationalist Independence Day march held on Friday, according to Radio Poland. During a march organized by nationalists as part of commemorations marking Polish Independence Day, a group of men in ski masks and football scarves stomped on the Ukrainian flag and set it on...

    Surplus of Ukraine`s trade balance drops almost fivefold
    Nov15

    Surplus of Ukraine`s trade balance drops almost fivefold

    Ukraine`s foreign trade balance amounts to $3.077 billion. Ukraine`s foreign trade balance in January-September 2016 amounted to $654.1 million, which is 4.7 times lower than the surplus for the same period last year at $3.077 billion, as reported on the website of the State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Imports of goods and services, excluding...

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